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New pavilion at Steen Sports Park to provide energy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Pacific Power and City officials broke ground Wednesday on a new pavilion that will be built at Steen Park… but this isn’t just any picnic covering. The pavilion will have solar panels installed on its rooftop. Pacific Power’s Blue Sky energy conservation program has donated the majority of the funds needed...
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Kitzhaber’s teenaged son admits drinking beer before accident

Portland, Ore.– Investigators are trying to determine whether to file charges against the son of former governor John Kitzhaber. The Oregonian is reporting that 18-year old Logan Kitzhaber admitted to drinking a beer before his car crossed the center line on Highway 101 Monday afternoon crashing with an oncoming motorhome. The teen was seriously...
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Water testing completed at OIT

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The water at Oregon Tech is safe… that’s the word from a spokesperson at the school after results of water testing were completed last month. Twenty different sinks and faucets at the school were tested for lead and copper, and meet the safety standards established by the EPA. The school tests...
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FSA offering webinars

Salem, Ore.– The Farm Service Agency Outreach and Education Division will host a series of webinars each month to inform producers about FSA programs and initiatives. To register for any of the below listed webinars, and click on “Outreach Webinars.”  July 19 @ 2 p.m. EDTUnderstanding Receipt for ServiceTo ensure that all USDA customers and...
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State Rec Department designates Oregon Outback as scenic bikeway

The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department has accepted the Oregon Outback Scenic Bikeway as an official designated route in the state. Signs marking the nearly 90 mile round-trip route are expected to be installed to guide bike riders from the Lake County Fairgrounds… east to Adel… north to Plush… and then back again. It’s now one...
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OHA launches program to prevent teen pot use

Portland, Ore.– The state of Oregon is getting set to launch a new campaign to keep kids away from Marijuana. The Oregon Health Authority today released information about the effort, which will include video, radio, digital, and social media messages. The slogan for the campaign is “Stay True to You“… and hopes to prevent kids 20 years old...
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Brown, Pierce to debate ahead of gubernatorial election

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown will face Republican Bud Pierce in a gubernatorial debate in September. The Society of Professional Journalists is hosting the debate ahead of the November election. Pierce and Brown are competing for the chance to finish the second half of former Governor John Kitzhaber’s four-year term. Kitzhaber resigned in the...
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OSP: Drowning still under investigation

Chiloquin, Ore.– Oregon State Police investigators are still waiting for the autopsy results that they hope will offer some explanation for what led to a woman drowning in the Sprague River on Saturday. Troopers say 38-year old Sarah Riddle had been swimming with friends near Chiloquin High School when she went under the water...
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Klamath County Commissioners pass supplemental budget

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners passed an addition to the county budget… fully funding the Sheriff’s office. When commissioners passed the full county budget last year, they fell short of earmarking the money needed to run some operations within the department… about 1.74 million dollars short. Last year, voters rejected a bond levy...
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Gas prices leveling out

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices are up slightly state-wide compared to a week ago. We’re paying about a penny more per gallon than last week. The average price in Klamath County is about $2.55, $2.79 in Lake County. Industry analysts say they expect prices to start dropping again soon. Still, we’re paying about 60...
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